Susie Cagle

Susie Cagle writes and draws news for Grist. She also writes and draws tweets for Twitter.

U.S. doing far fewer safety checks of foreign meat

The U.S. government is doing 60 percent fewer audits of foreign meat suppliers. Um, why?

Sandy hits poor hardest of all

Hurricane Sandy hit low-income and working-class communities the hardest. Beachfront property is not just for the rich.

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg

NYC Mayor Bloomberg endorses Obama on climate grounds

On the heels of Hurricane Sandy, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg endorses Barack Obama, citing the president's efforts to confront climate change.

Post-Sandy, bike generators bring joy to NYC in the form of charged gadgets

Bicycle-powered generators are bringing people together and charging up their cell phones on the streets of New York.

New York City’s urban farms gasp for air after Sandy

Superstorm Sandy wiped out some of New York City's urban farms. What's next for farming in this new age of extreme weather?

Green Party’s Jill Stein arrested while resupplying KXL blockaders

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was delivering food to treesit activists when she was arrested Wednesday.

Sandy spooks East Coast Halloween

Did Frankenstorm Sandy crush Halloween hopes?

Madison may require food carts to offer vegetarian options

Meatless meals on wheels: Food carts in Madison, Wis., could be pushed to go greener.

Sandy wipes out biggest beekeeping operation in New York City

Superstorm Sandy destroyed hives that were home to a million bees in Brooklyn, a blow to efforts to develop bees well-suited to New York City.